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Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Derby

Scarsdale Veterinary Group
Derby, Derbyshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
13 Oct 2021

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Animal Health, Equine, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
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Equine Veterinary Surgeon required at Scarsdale Vets -Farm & Equine, Derby

About the role

This post is a permanent position and is primarily an ambulatory role. We have hospitalisation and operating facilities available in the Equine Clinic with the usual range of equipment, enabling provision of an outstanding level of client and patient care, and deal with an extremely varied equine caseload. There is the opportunity to follow cases through with support from the team when required. We have friendly clients who are primarily sports and leisure horse owners.

Whilst experience is preferred an enthusiastic new graduate would also be considered and fully supported in this role.

About Scarsdale Vets - Farm and Equine

Our Markeaton practice is set in the Allestree area of Derby and offers high level equine and farm veterinary services. We have experienced and dedicated teams and access to excellent facilities. These include sixteen stables with boxes for critical care patients, foaling boxes and an operating

About the Team and Culture

Our friendly team of seven equine vets have varying experience, from recent graduates to certificate holders, with different individual interests including but not limited to lameness, medicine, dentistry and reproduction. There are regular case discussions and individual development is supported and encouraged. We also have assistance from visiting specialists. The equine veterinary team is supported by excellent equine nursing and reception teams.

Personal and Professional attributes you are looking for within a candidate

You must have:

1. RCVS qualification

2. Full driving licence

3. Own vehicle

4. An interest in equine ambulatory practice

5. Good working knowledge of core procedures

Would be great if you have:

1. Interest in Equine dentistry

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

- 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays

- 5 days paid CPD leave

- £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

- Private Medical Insurance

- VDS Membership paid

- BVA Membership paid

- Service based holiday entitlement increases

- VDS cover

- Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

- Enhanced paternity pay

- Birthday leave

- Discounted veterinary fees

- My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships

- Cycle to Work scheme

- Pension

- CPD/training support

- Paid bereavement leave

- Company sick pay

- Employee opinion survey

- Free uniform in a number of roles

- Annual pay reviews

- Social events

- Sponsorship for overseas employees

- Academy & Leadership courses

- Focus on employee wellbeing

- Relocation packages

- Career progression opportunities

- Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

When applying for this position please quote job reference BH3458.

To submit your application click the apply button.


Scarsdale Vets is an exciting, dynamic place to develop a rewarding career.

Our Mission Statement:

We are a local independent team with an ethos focused on outstanding client and animal care. We provide a vibrant aspirational and inclusive working environment enabling staff to maximise their potential.

Many of our staff have worked within practice for a number of years, however, with Scarsdale’s continual growth and development we are always looking for enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking individuals who will complement the teams we have, and who have a desire to work within a professional, friendly and caring environment.  We believe that if you enjoy your work and have a supportive team around you then you will produce the best results for our clients.

Our standards of clinical work and animal care are extremely high. We have worked with the University of Nottingham for the past seven years and we share best practice and protocols into everything we do.

Opportunities arise within all areas of our business, whether you are a Small Animal, Farm or Equine Vet, an RCVS Nurse, or wish to be a member of our support staff, including our dedicated business support, client care and lab teams.

Think about your future career development and what you want from it.  If it is job satisfaction in a professional, friendly, caring environment with the opportunity to progress, drop us a line and see what we can do for you. We are very excited about our future – now let’s get excited about yours!

Find Us
01332 678333
Scarsdalevets LLP
Pride Veterinary Centre
DE24 8HX
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